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Emergency Preparedness Drill Earns Good Grades

A public briefing was held at the Joint Operations Center in Volney to wrap up a three-day exercise to check preparedness at the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant. Representatives from the FitzPatrick nuclear plant, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) were present at the public briefing.

Sea Cadets To Hold Monthly Drill

The U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corp Truxtun DDG-103 Division in Oswego will hold its monthly drill May 14 and 15 at the McCrobie Building, 41 Lake St. The drill will be from 0700 (7 a.m.) May 14 until 1600 (4 p.m.) May 15.

TAKE NOTE: Oswego Hospital Holds A Decontamination Drill Today

It might look like there are dire things going on at Oswego Hospital today, but rest assured: It’s just a drill.

The hospital holds an exercise today to test its plan for dealing with patients who become contaminated by a chemical.

The drill will take place on the 6th St. side of the hospital.

Oswego Hospital to Conduct Decontamination Drill

This annual exercise is designed to test the adequacy of Oswego Hospital’s decontamination plan and the overall performance of the hospital’s trained responders for an incident involving chemically contaminated patients.